Beef-Cabbage Taco Hot Dish

1 1/2 c. peeled & shredded potatoes
1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
1/8 tsp. onion salt
1 lb. ground beef
1 1/2 c. shredded cabbage
1 (4 oz.) can green chili peppers, drained
1/2 c. taco sauce
1/8 tsp. onion salt

Toss together potatoes, cheese, onion salt and pepper. Press into bottom and sides of greased 1-quart shallow baking dish. Bake 20 minutes. Brown meat, drain well; set aside. In the same skillet over high heat, cook and stir the cabbage 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in beef, green chili peppers, taco sauce, onion salt, and pepper to taste. Mound beef into partially-baked potato crust. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven and top with 1 cup Cheddar cheese. Return to oven and bake until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Ruth Gjelsness